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Metaswitch Networks

Insider reviews

Get the inside view from graduates at Metaswitch

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 5 ratings in 2019)
"A friendly attitude and enthusiasm to keep employees happy."
Culture
8.2 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.5 / 10
 
Hours
9.0 / 10
 
Salary
7.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
6.5 / 10
 
 
Training
6.2 / 10
 

Pros

  • People of all levels are approachable in the office and willing to help each other.
  • The flexible hours are popular and allow employees to have a good work/life balance.
  • Both starting pay and salary progression are seen as competitive in the industry.
  • Previous experience in coding is not a requirement at the company.

Cons

  • There’s considered to be a lack of diversity, though this is being addressed.
  • Some feel there is a lack of formal training.
  • While the pay is seen as being good, the pay structure could be more transparent.
  • A new office is being built, but the current one is getting run down.

What insiders say about...

"There were problem-based questions with discussions about the answers."

"Mostly great with good morale from most in the office and frequent meetups and lunches..."

"There is no enforced dress code. Some people dress smartly while others don't so..."

"My hours are very flexible so I can work from home or come in late if I have a doctor's..."

"The starting pay was above anything else I applied for in the industry and rises..."

"If you start working and need to move to London to work in the Enfield office, the..."

"There were a number of questions that were basically analogies of networking. You..."

"I can only speak for the Edinburgh office but facilities for those wanting to run/cycle..."

"Managers are usually very accessible and invested in your development. Some could..."

"I have always been respected as a trans person but the gender pay gap is fairly high..."

"I feel that this depends a lot on your team within the company. Some teams have a..."

"I have a variety of responsibilities ranging from manning the internal helpdesk to..."

"The culture. Money is put behind the bar whenever someone new joins the team and..."

"The company can be rather bureaucratic."

"Metaswitch used to be called data connection, so all our products start with DC."

"A friendly attitude and enthusiasm to keep employees happy."

"Their reputation for quality training, quality code and a friendly culture."

"I recently went on an effective communications course that, despite my initial cynicism,..."

"Give new graduates 25 days of holiday and/or the ability to buy extra days (as the..."

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